Evening Library Assistant

The Loomis Chaffee School

Windsor, CT

Application Deadline

Apply By Jul 22nd, 2021

Wages

Not Specified

Location

Windsor, CT

Hours

10.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

School (K-12)

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for an enthusiastic, team-oriented, and patron-focused Evening Library Assistant. General duties and responsibilities are serving at the information desk and assisting library patrons. The Evening Library Assistant will work two evenings a week.

Department—Katharine Brush Library

Supervisor—Director of the Library

Job Status— Part-time (10 hours a week) academic year

Start Date—September 2021

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve at the information desk and assist library patrons
  • Answer questions concerning library resources and services, including use of the library catalog, databases, and discovery layer
  • Administer and maintain aspects of the print collection
  • Assist in preparing timely and relevant library displays
  • Supporting role in cataloging, including adding, editing, and deleting catalog information in MARC record format into Koha (integrated library system)
  • Responsibility for collection maintenance, including shelving library material, shelf-reading, shelf shifting, and weeding
  • Special and other projects or tasks assigned as necessary as they pertain to the goals and objectives of the library

Qualifications and Skills

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a public, academic, or independent school library
  • Experience using an integrated library system
  • Proficiency in other types of library technology, especially library databases and discovery products
  • Positive attitude, strong customer service skills, attention to detail, and an ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse, collaborative environment and interact effectively with faculty, staff, colleagues, and academically motivated high school students

The Community

The Loomis Chaffee School is a four-year, coeducation, college-preparatory, boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in historic Windsor, Conn. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings who had outlived all of their children, the school embodies their democratic and inclusive vision. In the classroom, on the playing fields, or on stage, Loomis Chaffee’s 725 students experience a challenging and transformative education in a community that cares about each individual. Thirty-four percent of the students receive financial aid. For more information, please visit us at https://www.loomischaffee.org.

Links

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Posted Jun 10, 2021